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Sharing A Razor Worried I Have AIDS

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Hello doctor, you are an amazing man and I feel so bad that you have to read all of our terrified emails :(I suffer from OCD about HIV and it's becoming out of control now. I now look at my own mother and worry that she has HIV.I was in the shower...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your totally unwarranted and completely irrational fears. As for razors, for general health reasons it's a good idea not to share. HIV transmission is theoretically possible from a razor. If fresh HIV-tainted blood is on a razor and someone else... Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one... Read more »

sharing razor blades

I had been sharing my toothbrush and razor blade with a house-mate of mine and i recently susect... Read more »
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... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well as the anxiety that can be brought on by an HIV/AIDS diagnosis and disclosure worries. HELP ... I don't know what's happening to me Aug 20, 2010 Whether genetically, biologically or... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

... Read Part Two of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 23, 2010. Fear of an Epidemic Resulting in an Epidemic of Fear: The Worried-Wells Imagine being so frightened of contracting an illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens... Read more »
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... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
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Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, Read more »

Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
...little scenarios which I need clarification on: 1. He lives in a college/university residence whereby showers, bathrooms etc are shared. What if someone masturbated in the shower prior to him using it and there was semen in the shower? 2. He does... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...and there were some red blot on the roll. When I got home, the fear was gradually getting controlled over me. I have been worried over the risk of catching HIV from using that toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me... Read more »

My dad got cut by a razor at the barber

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I might sound a little paranoid now, but I am pretty worried. My dad went to get a hair cut recently and the barber was using a razor and accidently cut my dad. I am afraid that the barber Read more »